Engaging volunteers is both valuable for people served as well as rewarding for volunteers. PMD significantly increases charities’ volunteer capacity, and thus their ability to serve clients.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
PMD acts as a catalyst to spur individuals who normally cannot volunteer regularly by offering quality, one-time opportunities to make a difference. Conservative estimates calculate 4/5 charities involve volunteers, but only 1 of the 4 effectively manages volunteers since good management requires experience, leadership, resources, and a pro-volunteer culture throughout a nonprofit. PMD's expertise is in recruiting and managing volunteers AND accurately estimating work, tools, and materials.
How will this project solve this problem?
PMD makes site visits, plans tasks, and mobilizes resources in advance, providing needed tools, materials, volunteer recruitment, and project experience and volunteer management to complete needed tasks. PMD significantly increases connections betw
Potential Long Term Impact
People who volunteer with PMD will appreciate the effort & leadership required to know what is needed and how they can help in the community. Similarly, businesses and other groups which organize philanthropic activities will follow PMD, aiming high.
Total Funding Received to Date: $155
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $155 . The original project funding goal was $10,000.